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Cattle Diseases A-Z

If you have an animal who you consider unwell that may be suffering from illness, disease or injury, please seek professional veterinary advice. The links on this page are for informative purpose only and cannot be considered as a diagnostic tool or be a substitute for veterinary advice.

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Acetonaemia - Lex Turner, DPI&F Mutdapilly Research Station. Queensland Gov.
Acidosis - Dr. Clell V. Bagley, D.V.M. Utah State University Extension Veterinarian
*Acorn Toxicity - Sam Barringer, DVM WVU Extension Service - Veterinary Sciences Specialist
*Anthrax - NADIS report
Actinobacillosis & Actinomycosis - Wooden Tongue & Lumpy Jaw - NSW Australian Gov site

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B.

Babesiosis (Redwater fever) CaDDiS University of Strathclyde
Black Disease Australian Gov site
*Blackleg - Sheila M. McGuirk, DVM, PhD University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine
Bloat - Ropin the web Canada
Blue Tongue - DEFRA UK - Bluetongue homepage.
*New
Bracken Poisoning - The Merck Veterinary Manual
Brucellosis - DEFRA
*Bulls and Biosecurity - NADIS report
BVD (Bovine virus diarrhea) - Bruce R. Hoar, SVM, Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, University of California,

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C.

Calf Diphtheria - Indiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL) Purdue Campus
*Calf Pneumonia - Diagnosis - RVC
Calf Scour - Prevention - Dr. John Gray WSU
*Campylobacter Infection - NADIS report
CCN in Cattle(Cerebrocortical necrosis) - Merck Veterinary Manual
*Coccidiosis - Oklahoma State University
*Cold Cow Syndrome - NADIS report
*Condition Score and Disease - American Dairy Science Association
Congenital Joint Laxity and Dwarfism (CJLD) - Farmers Journal
Copper Deficiency in Adult Dairy Cattle - Cattle Today report
Copper Deficiency in Calves - Cattle Today report
*Copper Poisoning in Cattle - DEFRA site
Copper Deficiency - Diagnosis - University of California-Davis
Cryptosporidiosis - Journal of Dairy Science Vol. 81, No. 11, 1998
*CVM (Complex vertebral malformation)
*Cystic Ovaries - West Virginia University

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D.

*Dermatophilosis Dermatitis in Dairy Cows - (Rain Scald) - John Kirk, DVM, MPVM, SVM, University of California-Davis
*Digital Dermatitis - DEFRA Initiative
*Displaced Abomasum Dr. R.Shaver, Department of Dairy Science, University of Wisconsin
Downer Cow - The Merck Veterinary Manual

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E.

*E.coli Diarrhoea - NADIS report
Endometritis - The Merck Veterinary Manual
Eye cancer in cattle

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F.

*Familial chondrodysplasia Jorgen S. Agerholm1, Jens Arnbjerg, Ole Andersen - JVDI
Fascioliasis (Liverfluke) - University of Reading
Fatty Liver Syndrome - MB de Ondarza, Ph.D., F.A.R.M.E. Inst, NY
Fog Fever - UC-Davis University of California
*Foot-Bathing - Epidemiology Group, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Liverpool
Foot rot - University of Florida, M.B. Irsik, DVM, MAB and J.K. Shearer, DVM, MS
Foul in the Foot - The Dairy Site

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H.

*Hypocalcaemia (Milk Fever) - University of Edinburgh
*Hypomagnesaemia - Don Moir, Veterinary Officer, Narrogin, Western Australian Gov site

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I.

IBR - University of Reading
Interdigital Necrobacillosis (superfoul) - Kent L. Wolf, 1998- edited by: M. Popielarczyk, DVM University of Wisconsin

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J.

Johne's in Cattle - University of Reading
*Joint ill, Navel ill - NADIS report

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L.

Lead Poisoning Australian Gov site
Leptospirosis - University of Reading
*Lice in Cattle
- Belinda Walker Senior Regional Animal Health Manager, Gunnedah - Australian Gov site
Listeriosis- Indiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL) Purdue Campus
Liver Fluke in Cattle (Fascioliasis) - University of Reading
Lungworm - University of Aberdeen

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M.

Malignant Catarrhal Fever Research - Dr. David Haig and Dr. George Russell, Moredun Research Inst:
Mange in Cattle - Animal Health and Welfare in Organic Farming, University of Reading   
*Mastitis- Sampling - Heather L. Hirst, DVM, ILM, Dairy Specialist, Colarado State University
*Milk Fever - Dairy Herd Health & Productivity Service, University of Edinburgh
Molybdenum Toxicity - The Merck Veterinary Manual
*Mycoplasma Mastitis - Milk Money Fact Sheet 05

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N.

*Necrotic Enteritis - NADIS report
*Neospora caninum Belinda Walker, Veterinary Officer, NSW Agriculture, Gunnedah
NFE (Net Feed Efficiency) Australian report
NFE (Net Feed Efficiency) Irish report
Nitrate Poisoning - Dan Undersander, Dave Combs, Randy Shaver & Dave Thomas, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Ocular Squamous Cell Carcinoma Belinda Walker, Senior Regional Animal Health Manager
Oestrus Not Observed - NADIS report

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*Peri-weaning diarrhoea - NADIS report
PGE (Gutworms) - The Beef Site
Photosensitisation - LSU AgCenter
*PPH Syndrome - NADIS report
Pregnancy Diagnosis in Cattle -Frederico Moreira and P.J. Hansen, Dept. of Animal Sciences, University of Florida
Pseudocowpox - The Merck Veterinary Manual
Pasteurellosis - University of Reading
Paratuberculosis (Johne's Disease) - University of Reading

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*Ragwort Poisoning - Ken Davies, Weed and Vegetation Specialist, SAC
*Rain Scald - John Kirk, DVM, MPVM, Veterinary Medicine Extension, SVM,University of California Davis, Tulare
Redwater Fever (Babesiosis) CaDDiS University of Strathclyde
Repeat Breeding Syndrome - H Gustafsson & U Emanuelson, Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica
Retained Foetal Membranes - Intervet
Ringworm - R. L. Morter, D.V.M., C. James Callahan, D.V.M.Purdue Campus Indiana
*Rotavirus NADIS report

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S.

*Salmonellosis - Drs. Sheila M. McGuirk and Simon Peek, School of Veterinary Medicine UW-Madison
*Selenium Deficiency in Adults - NADIS report
*Silage Eye - NADIS report
Sole Ulcer in Cattle - Cowdoc (click on Lameness then scroll to section)
Summer Mastitis - University of Reading
Superfoul - Kent L. Wolf, 1998- edited by: M. Popielarczyk, DVM University of Wisconsin

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T.

TB in Cattle - Countryside Wales
*Tetanus in Cattle - NADIS report
Thrombosis of Vena Cava - J Gudmundson, O M Radostits, and C E Doige, PubMed Central (PMC)
Toxic Mastitis - Fraser D. Menzies, Alan W. Gordon and Stewart H. McBride DARD
*Traumatic Reticulitis - Lois Roth, John M. King - Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation

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U.

*Ulcerative Mammillitis - NADIS report
*Uterine Torsion - Andrew White BVMS CertBR DBR GPCert(FAP) MRCVS

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W.

*Warts in Cattle- NADIS report
White Line Disease- Cowdoc (click on Lameness then scroll to section)
*Winter Dysentery - Dr. Robert J. Callan ILM, CSU, Colorado State University
Wooden Tongue & Lumpy Jaw B.Walker, Senior Regional Animal Health Manager & B. McKinnon, District Veterinarian

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